Just Washed In
The second edition of the Syngenta Photography Award invited photographers to respond to the theme of ‘Scarcity-Waste’ – one of the greatest challenges we face today in a world of increasingly limited resources. The winners were announced at a ceremony in London.
Most observers of the Atlantic’s behavior toward Plum Island would suggest that Massachusetts stakeholders might make some changes in the way state regulations deal with erosion, storm damage and river dredging.
Photographer Rémi Chauvin recreated a set of historical images depicting the first impacts of climate change in these countries where no one lives more than a few metres above the sea…
People across Japan fell silent on Wednesday to remember the thousands of victims of the tsunami that wrecked its north-east coast four years ago.
The historic winter of 2015 has left giant chunks of ice on the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Waikiki Beach has had erosion problems since the late-1800s when developers began erecting hotels and homes too close to the natural shoreline and building seawalls and other structures that blocked the natural ebb and flow of sand along the beach.
One-third of all of the aquatic deaths in Monterey County in 2014 happened at the beach, which is nicknamed “Mortuary Beach.”
A newly released study, conducted by the University of Plymouth and Natural History Museum, found that there was even more plastic pollution than previously suspected.
The Sunshine State isn’t the only U.S. state that has attempted to “outlaw” climate science. North Carolina, Louisiana and Tennessee have all passed laws that attempt to cast doubt on established climate science in boardrooms and classrooms.
New Jersey, with its 127-mile coastline, has spent about $800 million on beach replenishment over the last 30 years – more than any other state, including Florida, which has an 1,800-mile coastline. That is equivalent to 80 million cubic yards of sand – or about a dump truck load for every foot of beach.